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the textbooks had it wrong

May 22, 2013
By ohfangirlplease SILVER, Cherryville, Missouri
ohfangirlplease SILVER, Cherryville, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"We need never be hopeless, because we can never be irreparably broken." -Looking For Alaska, John Green

the sum of my parts is equal to more than
the circumference of my waist line
the value of my age
the Xs or Ys in my chromosomes
or the angles of my depression

I am not greater than
and I am not less than

I am congruent with you and your line segment
just going in a different direction
on the exact same plane

The author's comments:
I think what inspired me to write this little poem was the idea that everything in modern society is remarkably... wishy-washy, if I may use vernacular.
Math, on the other hand. Math is consistent! (Except when it's not. But shh, poetry at work.)

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on Jun. 7 2013 at 4:56 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Wow. Math and english combined :) ...perfectly! This was so awesome, and you obviously put a lot of thought into this. Great job, 5/5 :)